Monday, February 15, 2016

Chicken Soup

Prep :20 minutes      Cook :30 minutes     Makes : 4 servings

1    small onion , chopped
1    small carrot , sliced 
1    tablespoon olive oil
2    cans  [14-1/2 ounces each ] chicken broth
1    cup water
3/4   teaspoon salt 
1/2    teaspoon pepper
1      can [15 ounces] white kidney or cannellini beans , rinsed and drained 
2/3    cup uncooked  small spiral pasta 
3     cups thinly sliced fresh escarole  or spinach
2     cups shredded cooked  chicken 

1 .  In a large saucepan, saute onion and carrot in oil until onion is tender. Add the broth, water, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Stir in beans and pasta; return to a boil.

2 .  Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Add escarole and chicken; heat through.
Heart Healthy 

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